Sept. 19, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications

800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797

KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs hosts  

4th annual golf tournament to benefit Children’s Fund 


PALENVILLE, N.Y. – Take a swing at helping children in need at the Fourth Annual KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs Golf Tournament on Sept. 28.

The event kicks off at 11 a.m. at Rip Van Winkle Country Club in Palenville. The cost is $90 per player and includes lunch, a dinner banquet, green fees, a cart, beer, water and soda. Teams of four that pre-register and pre-pay receive a $10 discount per golfer. The cost to attend just the dinner is $30.

This year’s event includes a raffle, with prizes from local businesses that include restaurant gift certificates, wine baskets and gym memberships, and a live auction with a Skip Barber racing package valued at $1,000.

Call 845-331-1815 to reserve a ticket, donate a raffle or auction item or to be a tee sponsor.

All proceeds support the KidsPeace Children’s Fund, which helps support recreational activities to build self esteem and inner strength; teach independent living skills and provide other everyday necessities for children in our care. 


About KidsPeace

For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit Follow us at or on Twitter @KidsPeace.